Browsing Archive May, 2012

Feel Free In Photo Sharing with Facebook Camera App [Review]

New app from Facebook has been recently released and this new app is called Facebook Camera and you can download it here.

Nowadays Facebook take the main part in many lives. You can use it not only to communicate with friends and share info but make revolutions. Many people from around the world use Facebook for getting fresh info about anything.

facebook camera app

And one of the most popular service is photo sharing on Facebook. That’s why we will talk about Facebook Camera app that allows you to easily share photos to Facebook.

If you download Facebook Camera app it allows you to like a photos, post comments, add filters, tag your friends and view new photos recently added by your friends.

Facebook Camera App Features

  • Upload many photos at once
  • Edit and filter photos
  • Tag friends
  • Use News feed to see your or friend’s photos
  • Post a comments or some other info
  • Great design

News feed is the main screen of this app for Facebook, but this news affect only photos. Just sort the stream to show photos. There you will see picture from the Camera Roll and the button to open iPhone Camera.

As I said you could like and comment pictures. The Like button with post a comment is situated on the bottom of each photo. You can see numbers of likes and comments.

If you want to know who leaved comment or Liked the photo just click on numbers/comment and you will see popup windows that shows recent activity.

To zoom the photo – just tap on it just like in Facebook for iPhone app. You can view photos and post any information concerning the photo (names, addresses, events, jokes and a lot more). You can share photos tapping share button.

Facebook Camera is really cool app and it’s available on iTunes for free. You can use this link to download Facebook Camera and enjoy it on your iPhone, iPad 2 or iPod Touch.

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Updated Search App For iPhone From Google Is Now Available for Download

Good news for iPhone and iPad users because Google has just redesigned it Search app to v2.0.0 and you can download it on iTunes. But first read my short review of it.

If you used this app you must know that there were some concerns. Users complain of slow performance and it was hard to swipe back and forth between webpages and search results however you may don’t agree with me.

google search app for iphone

I can surly say that updated Google Search app for iPhone brings a lot of new features. I tried to gather them together in one list and give it to you.

Features of Google Search app for iPhone

  • Quickly swipe webpages to return to search results.
  • Full-screen image search
  • Speed improvements
  • Auto full screen
  • Use build-in text finder to search within a webpage
  • Switch quick between news, images and e.t.
  • Quick access to Gmail, docs, calendar and more
  • Complete upgrade

As you see it is really complete upgrade. Updated version of Google Search app is more exciting then previous one. Use auto full-screen feature to view images. Just slide your finger to hide controls and scroll back to reveal them. Swipe away pages that you don’t need anymore and a lot more.

You may know that Google is the most popular search engine in the internet. Many people from around the world are using Google search to find info they need. With updated app for iPhone you can enjoy searching.

Google Search app for iPhone is now available on iTunes and you can download it for free on your gadget. It’s compatible not only with iPhone but with iPad and iPod Touch. However the iOS version can’t be lower than iOS 4.2.

What do you think about redesign of Goole Search app? Please leave you thoughts about this app in the comment form below and share your experience of using it.

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Absinthe 2.0 iOS 5.1.1 Jailbreak Video Tutorial

We’ve finally got it! The public release of Absinthe 2.0 iOS 5.1.1 jailbreak is here! Below you’ll find a video tutorial on how to flourishingly go through the whole process. The long months of of waiting are finally over and now we have fully working solution in our hands. There was pretty much drama around the release and it could even never happen. But now it’s all over and everyone can free their iDevice from App Store’s limitations and enjoy various tweaks, mods, interface extensions and all the good stuff that comes from Cydia.

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Absinthe 2.0 Is Here To Jailbreak iOS 5.1.1!

Finally iOS 5.1.1 untethered jailbreak has became public. Absinthe 2.0 rushes to our hard drives like a Flashman as we finally get free out of Apple’s jail and are welcome to use Cydia advantages at the full throttle. The long months of waiting are over for those who has been waiting for iOS 5.1 and 5.1.1 jb (which is pretty much the same).

The iOS hackers that gathered at this year’s HITB conference to discuss the most interesting and disturbing questions concerning jail breaking world made thousands of people happier with this release. To get use of Absinthe right now follow this iOS 5.1.1 untethered jailbreak tutorial. There are pretty many pluses in this release.  Let’s see which are those.

First of all, if you are a jailbreaker but was afraid to update to something higher than 5.0.1 – leave your fears aside. Now the latest Apple’s firmware can be hacked easily in just few minutes. Update, run Absinthe, have fun.

If you were on iOS 5.1/5.1.1 and weren’t able (or didn’t want) to downgrade to lower firmware with untethered jailbreak – from this moment on your hands won’t be trembling when you’ll accidentally see that the device’s battery is almost zero. As the new solution is untethered there’s no need to connect Apple’s gadget to the computer each time it powers down or reboots. Forget about redsn0w tethered  boot (at least till the iOS 6 release).

But if you have recently update iOS 5.1.1 to the build 9B208 on iPhone 4 GSM you need to download Absinthe 2.0.2 and complete jailbreaking process.

And one more thing: you can stay on the most up to date firmware as long as you want. Just make sure that your automatic iTunes and iCloud updates are off.

Hackers won one more battle against fruit corporation. The HITB was supposed to make their community even stronger. Let’s see what they can do after WWDC 2012 takes place. As was rumored before it should bring new Retina display MacBooks and iOS 6. It’s logical to assume that that piece of code will be protected even stronger than previous issues. By releasing Absinthe 2.0 hackers community showed that previous exploits must be closed. We can be sure that pod2g and company should start searching for another kind of vulnerabilities than those that were used before. Take your popcorn with you, find and comfortable place and prepare to watch what the future holds.

Update: If Absinthe 2.0 not working the fix it here and enjoy.

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Absinthe 2.0 iOS 5.1.1 Untethered Jailbreak Tutorial (Windows/Linux/Mac)

The most awaited tool from pod2g – Absinthe 2.0 iOS 5.1.1 untethered jailbreak is here! It is universal and works on iPhone 3gs, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPad, iPad 2, iPad 3 and iPod Touch. You can also perform the jailbreak on all the popular operating systems such as Windows, Mac and Linux. It was just released so we publish the jb tutorial as soon as possible. All the steps are pretty easy so you can safely jailbreak your iDevice listed above in just minutes.

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Check out Easy Methods to Backup Your Apps and Tweaks From Cydia | Roundup

Want to update your iOS but you’re afraid of losing apps and tweaks – I’ll show you how to backup Cydia apps and tweaks using four simple methods.

The main merit of jailbreak community is a Saurik’s creation – Cydia. The jailbreak gives us more possibilities to use tons of different apps, tweaks, packages and themes for your gadget.

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MuscleNerd At HITB 2012 – Speech Highlights

One of the most glorious today’s hackers – MuscleNerd presented his speech at HITB 2012. The conference gathered the iSO hacking elite so they have much to say this year. Despite there’s only one day left till the end, two main events were scheduled exactly at Thursday and Friday. The second and most awaiting appearance is the presentation of iOS 5.1.1 untethered jailbreak. You can read more about it here. But this article is mostly about MuscleNerd at HITB 2012 and his speech about iPhone baseband unlocking.

The conference is a must among security professionals all around the world. It started in Malaysia in 2002 as a small meeting of security specialists and grew to the event that takes place in two spots around the globe (Malaysia and Netherlands) at the same time.

So what’s so interesting about hacker’s report? First of all, ‘Evolution of The iPhone Baseband And Unlocks’ covers all the main aspects of iPhone’s baseband hacking since the very beginning. It also explains how hackers are searching for exploits and produce different types of unlocks for various basebands. Those of you who want to know more about it and have corresponding technical knowledge, I’d recommend to read the full report (link below). The reading contains lots of hardware and software related pieces of programming so you’d better be prepared.

Some highlights of MuscleNerd’s speech at HITB:

  • Intrduction. He modestly introduces himself as a mamber of  iPhone Dev Team and tech editor of iOS Hacker’s Handbook by Miller, Blazakis, DaiZovi, Esser, Iozzo, Weinmann (2012)
  • General BB environment. Details on communication with baseband and facts about bb crashes
  • 3G/3GS BB crash log
  • iPhone 4 BB crash log
  • Hidden changelogs. Methods of tracking bb fixes on older iPhones
  • Diagnostic and cal routines
  • Diagnostic embedded help
  • Diagnostic routine examples
  • AT commands
  • AT commands disable bits
  • iPhone 2G SW (software) unlock
  • iPhone 3G SW (software) unlock
  • 3G/3GS BB tasks
  • ultrasnow on 3G/3GS
  • iPhone 4 software unlock. A much more challenging obstacle on the iPhone 4
  • SIM interposer unlocks
  • iPhone 4 carrier activation
  • iPhone 4 activation ticket

That’s nearly the half of MuscleNerd’s speech on HITB but as you can see it covers pretty much all the interesting aspects of unlocking process. If you were lucky enough to visit the conference in person – that’s awesome, if not – here’s the slideshow with hacker’s speech.

Update: Use this guide to jailbreak iOS 5.1.1 using Absinthe 2.0

What do you think of unlocking future? Doesn’t it seem to you that hacking activity does down every year with every baseband or firmware release? Any chances the software unlock will still be available in the new iPhone versions? Share your thoughts in the comments below!

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Wait for Absinthe 2.0 iOS 5.1.1 Jailbreak? Check City Timezone Calendar To Verify the Time

Absinthe 2.0 is coming. But what you can do if you don’t want to miss it. Well I’ll give you a chance to not miss Absinthe 2.0 release.

It remains few hours to Absinthe 2.0 tool presentation. After long time waiting tomorrow you can witness iOS 5.1.1 untethered jailbreak release.

Everybody knows Absinthe presentation will take a place at HITBSecConf2012 and you can download agenda of that occasion to see the time of every session.

city time zone calendar absinthe 2.0

As to agenda the Absinthe 2.0 presentation is set to 1:30 pm CET right after Corona 5.1.1 presentation.

Note: Corona 5.1.1 is the Cydia tweak that needed for iOS 5.1.1 untethered jailbreak.

Also here below I show you timezone calendar where you can find your city and time when it will be released there. Check if your city is there, if not then use time from the other city of your timezone.

This timezone calendar was created on predictions. I know that all iOS 5.1.1 users have been waiting for untethered jailbreak for the long time and really expect its public release tomorrow. But any hacker from iPhone Dev-team, even pod2g, said nothing about public release, only about the Absinthe 2.0 iOS 5.1.1 untethered jailbreak presentation.

Update: I was wrong and Absinthe 2.0 jailbreak is here! Use our guide to download it from direct links and jailbreak your iOS 5.1.1 untethered.

So first it can be presentation and only then public release at 2:30 pm. Who knows? May be it will be in a week or so?

When will be public release of Absinthe 2.0 iOS 5.1.1 untethered jailbreak? What do you think? Let me know using comment section below.

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Unfold Cydia Tweak Brings Origami Lockscreen To Your iDevice

Few days ago you could observe a concept that allowed to unlock your iDevice by folding the lock screen instead sliding to unlock. Unfold Cydia tweak has arrived today to bring the concept to life. The speed of jailbreak community is really inpressive. The tweak appeared just a few days after the idea has arrived. What’s more pleasant – it’s completely free.

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iPhone 4S Siri Ads Now With John Malcovich

Apple released two new iPhone 4S Siri usage ads featuring John Malkovich. About a month ago we could observe two another ads with Zoey Deschanel and Samuel L. Jackson as main performers which were pretty popular among the viewers. The new ads are named “Joke” and “Life”. Both are beginning with Malkovich sitting in a chair in a quiet room listening to the opera. Both clips are pretty calm and relaxing.

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